ESU LokSound 5 DCC 21 Pin



The LokSound 5 is the most important and advanced member of the LokSound family, boasting a huge 128Mbit of sound memory, with a class D audio amplifier outputting 3W, 16 Bit, 31.25kHz Hi-Fi quality sound. Speakers with an impedance between 4-32 Ohms may be used, or simply use the supplied standard 11 x 15mm sugar cube speaker and customisable enclosure. With an overall size of 30 x 15.5 x 5.5mm the LokSound 5 will fit into almost any H0 or 0 scale locomotive.

Available in 21 pin and 8 pin configurations. Simply cut of the 8 pin plug for hardwire applications.

This decoder can be loaded with any ESU sound project of your choosing for a small extra cost, select the appropriate drop down menu option for this option. Click this link to access the ESU sound file database.

58429 – 21 pin LokSound 5 DCC

Note these LokSound decoders are the LokSound DCC only (ESU LCC) versions imported from the US.

  • NRMA DCC data format with function mapping
  • 30.5×15.5×5.5mm
  • Up to 16 bit audio at 31.25kHz
  • 128Mbit of sound memory
  • 3W 4-32Ohm speaker output – (e.g. at least 2 standard sugar cubes)
  • Track voltage: Unspecified, assumed to work on all standard track voltages
  • Motor max continuous current: 1.5A
  • Motor peak current (~20 sec): Unspecified in manual
  • Functions max total current: Each output may draw up to 250mA
  • 6 amplified function outputs on wires, 4 amplified function outputs on solder pads (10 total)
  • 4 logic level outputs (functions/servos/SUSI)
  • 1 switch input
  • Keep alive capacitor connection pads
  • Shunting mode
  • Support for automatic uncoupling
  • Addresses 1-10239
  • Lighting effects: flashing, dimming, soft start, American lighting effects, etc.
  • Advanced momentum features
  • 12 sound channels with simultaneous playback
  • 8 random sound generators
  • Railcom
  • Operable on DC and AC

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Additional information

Weight 100 kg
Sound Choice

Blank, ESU file (make note at checkout of which file to be loaded), BMT file

ESU 15x11 Speaker + Enclosure

Yes, No


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